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Knitting, Crocheting, Weaving, & Spinning Classes for All Skill Levels

Black Sheep is proud to offer a variety of classes in knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving from experts. It's a great way to learn something new or expand your skills. We offer classes that cater to fiber artists of all skill levels, so bring your friends and make it an exciting event.
When viewing our classes listings, please make note of the descriptions below regarding skill levels. We want to offer you the best possible l
earning experience based on your particular skill level.

Beginner – You are looking to learn basic skills through a private or introductory class. You can call us at 410-628-9276 to schedule beginning knitting, crocheting, weaving or spinning classes.
Advanced Beginner - You have already taken a private or introductory class or have basic skills, such as knowing how to knit and purl (for knitting classes) or chain and single crochet (for crochet classes).
Intermediate – You have the basic skills listed above and are familiar with increasing/decreasing and working in the round.
Advanced – These classes feature advanced techniques for students who have already completed several projects.

Classes/Events


Black Sheep After Hours
- Apr 23, 2024 06:00 pm

We have all missed knitting together...so, join from 6pm-8pm on various evenings throughout the month. $15 non-refundable deposit which will be applied for store credit when you come. Bring in any projects you want to share, current, or finished. BYOB and snacks.

Cost: $ 15.00
Project Coach Sessions
- Apr 24, 2024 09:00 am

There are life coaches, birth coaches, football coaches...Now how about a project coach? Does your current project make you want to say " &#%!@"? Could you use some guidance? Join us for our new Project Coach Sessions where you can bring your project, join others and work along with the assistance of one of our knowledgeable "coaches". Have questions about techniques like short rows or pattern instructions? Don't be afraid to ask...you never know when someone else may also benefit from your question. As always, we are happy to help you for quick questions during regular business hours, but as the holidays approach and the shop gets busier, these sessions will allow us to give you more quality time to help you avoid frustration and be successful!

Cost: $ 35.00
Beginning Brioche (Intermediate)
- Apr 24, 2024 06:00 pm

Learn the latest trending technique: brioche! In this class, you will learn how to knit two-color brioche in the round to make a cowl. You will learn the basic brioche stitches and some brioche abbreviations, too. Join us for this fun course with color and texture!

Cost: $ 40.00
Project Coach Sessions
- Apr 26, 2024 09:00 am

There are life coaches, birth coaches, football coaches...Now how about a project coach? Does your current project make you want to say " &#%!@"? Could you use some guidance? Join us for our new Project Coach Sessions where you can bring your project, join others and work along with the assistance of one of our knowledgeable "coaches". Have questions about techniques like short rows or pattern instructions? Don't be afraid to ask...you never know when someone else may also benefit from your question. As always, we are happy to help you for quick questions during regular business hours, but as the holidays approach and the shop gets busier, these sessions will allow us to give you more quality time to help you avoid frustration and be successful!

Cost: $ 35.00
No purling required! Learn to make this one-piece, round dishcloth, hot pad, or facecloth which features a decorative lace feature around the edge. You'll be doing easy garter stitch short rows.and basic lace as you work the segments that create the circle, which is joined together when completed. Great paired with a beautiful handmade soap as a special gift.

Cost: $ 40.00
There are life coaches, birth coaches, football coaches...Now how about a project coach? Does your current project make you want to say " &#%!@"? Could you use some guidance? Join us for our new Project Coach Sessions where you can bring your project, join others and work along with the assistance of one of our knowledgeable "coaches". Have questions about techniques like short rows or pattern instructions? Don't be afraid to ask...you never know when someone else may also benefit from your question. As always, we are happy to help you for quick questions during regular business hours, but as the holidays approach and the shop gets busier, these sessions will allow us to give you more quality time to help you avoid frustration and be successful! Please note: These Monday sessions are for knitting-related help only. Wednesday & Friday Coach Sessions offer both knitting and crochet assistance.

Cost: $ 35.00
Mosaic Knitting (Advanced Beginner)
- Apr 29, 2024 06:00 pm

Mosaic knitting is everywhere. It is a technique which gives the look of color work while only using one color per row or round. Learn the basics while making this super cute dishcloth.

Cost: $ 40.00
Black Sheep After Hours
- Apr 30, 2024 06:00 pm

We have all missed knitting together...so, join from 6pm-8pm on various evenings throughout the month. $15 non-refundable deposit which will be applied for store credit when you come. Bring in any projects you want to share, current, or finished. BYOB and snacks.

Cost: $ 15.00
This is a supplemental class for students who have already taken the Basic Toe-Up Socks using Magic Loop (the single sock version)...now you can knit the same socks 2 at a time! In this 2-part class we will do a refresher on the cast-on technique, and then learn where to make changes to the original pattern to accommodate the heel shaping. We will be using worsted weight yarn, size 4 circular needles (40" length), stitch markers, and general knitting notions (tape measure, scissors, tapestry needle, etc).

Cost: $ 50.00
Going Gnome Maryland Gnome 2024
- May 03, 2024 01:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to take a stab at needle felting? Join Jennifer and Melissa of Going Gnome for this fun and spirited workshop. Going Gnome?s annual limited edition Maryland Gnome ? released for Maryland Sheep and Wool, and taught exclusively at Black Sheep Yarn Shop, is an adorable needle felting gnome making a tiny Baltimore Oriole! You will learn to make a solid wool 3 dimensional figure, make and attach felted pieces to one another, and apply surface decoration. This is a great class for absolute beginners, but has plenty to offer those with needle felting experience. Finished Gnome approximately 5? tall

Cost: $ 85.00
Back by popular demand! Improve your knitting skills one square at a time. This class will help you navigate through major knitting skills and techniques one at a time, each skill building upon the other. Advance registration is required.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of knitting a top down sweater on a small scale.

Cost: $ 100.00
Portuguese Knitting (Advanced Beginner)
- May 08, 2024 06:00 pm

Learn Portuguese knitting!

Cost: $ 50.00
Next Step Brioche (Intermediate)
- May 09, 2024 06:00 pm

After you have mastered basic brioche, take the next step and learn basic increases and decreases, using the Ravelry pattern, Your First Two Color Brioche by Chiaki Hayaski. Class attendees should have previously taken the Beginning Brioche class, or have some experience knitting brioche.

Cost: $ 40.00
Reading a Chart
- May 15, 2024 10:00 am

Learning how to read a chart will take your knitting skills to the next level. Come advance your knitting skills with this informative class!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to knit entrelac, a knitting technique that produces a fabric that looks like it has been woven in strips, or a "basketweave" effect. Using a color-coded pattern, you will be learning the basics of entrelac so that you can complete a scarf, worked in one piece with variegated Noro yarn. You will be creating the basketweave effect by knitting a series of sloping "blocks" left and right. You can also learn a technique to knit backwards, a timesaving way to avoid turning your work constantly.

Cost: $ 60.00
Back by popular demand! Improve your knitting skills one square at a time. This class will help you navigate through major knitting skills and techniques one at a time, each skill building upon the other. Advance registration is required.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to knit socks!

Cost: $ 100.00
Intro to Rigid Heddle
- Jun 02, 2024 10:00 am

This 2-part class will teach you the basics of weaving on a rigid heddle loom. This loom is a very basic, lightweight portable loom. Cost of the class includes use of the loom for the week.

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn how to address common mistakes and how to ?read? your knitting. You will learn how to fix knit and purl stitches, twisted stitches, ripping versus fixing, fixing dropped cast on stitches, fixing ssk and k2tog stitches, how to count rows, life lines, fixing missing yarnovers, pulled stitches, and missing increases or decreases. You are welcome to bring your own mistakes to class.

Cost: $ 60.00
Back by popular demand! Improve your knitting skills one square at a time. This class will help you navigate through major knitting skills and techniques one at a time, each skill building upon the other. Advance registration is required.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to work stranded knitting using 2 hands while making this beautiful cowl, See You at Rhinebeck, by Jeannie Giberson. Start with 2 color corrugated rib and then use a chart to move on to the colorwork.

Cost: $ 40.00
Back by popular demand! Improve your knitting skills one square at a time. This class will help you navigate through major knitting skills and techniques one at a time, each skill building upon the other. Advance registration is required.

Cost: $ 40.00
Double Knitting (Intermediate)
- Jun 26, 2024 06:00 pm

Learn the technique of Double Knitting with 2 colors. Double knitting creates a 2-sided fabric that looks the same on both sides. We will help take the mystery out of this fascinating technique.

Cost: $ 40.00

Calendar


Black Sheep After Hours

We have all missed knitting together...so, join from 6pm-8pm on various evenings throughout the month. $15 non-refundable deposit which will be applied for store credit when you come. Bring in any projects you want to share, current, or finished. BYOB and snacks.

Project Coach Sessions

There are life coaches, birth coaches, football coaches...Now how about a project coach? Does your current project make you want to say " &#%!@"? Could you use some guidance? Join us for our new Project Coach Sessions where you can bring your project, join others and work along with the assistance of one of our knowledgeable "coaches". Have questions about techniques like short rows or pattern instructions? Don't be afraid to ask...you never know when someone else may also benefit from your question. As always, we are happy to help you for quick questions during regular business hours, but as the holidays approach and the shop gets busier, these sessions will allow us to give you more quality time to help you avoid frustration and be successful!

Beginning Brioche (Intermediate)

Learn the latest trending technique: brioche! In this class, you will learn how to knit two-color brioche in the round to make a cowl. You will learn the basic brioche stitches and some brioche abbreviations, too. Join us for this fun course with color and texture!

Apr 26
Project Coach Sessions
Apr 27
Knit a Round Dishcloth/Hot Pad or Facecloth (Advanced Beginner)
Apr 29
Mosaic Knitting (Advanced Beginner)

  • 9602 Deereco Road Timonium, Maryland 21093
  • Ph: (410) 628-9276 (YARN)
  • Mon-Wed: 11 AM-6 PM
  • Thurs: 11 AM-8 PM
  • Fri: 11 AM-5 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM-4 PM
  • Sun: Closed